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Building Inspector III

Planning & Development

Colleton County Government is accepting applications/resumes for the position of Building Inspector III from qualified applicants. Under limited supervision the successful candidate will perform the full range of building inspection duties. Will inspect new and existing residential and commercial structures to ensure that specific components meet provisions of building, grading, zoning, and safety laws and approved plans, specifications, and standards.

Requires completion of two years of college-level course work in building inspection technology, structural engineering, or a related field with specialized training in one or more of the building trades or crafts areas and a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in building inspection and code enforcement. Must have Residential and Commercial Building Inspector credentials as defined by the International Code Council, and must possess a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Certification as an inspector in the areas of plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and plan checking as defined by the International Code Council, and technical training in flood plain management and zoning are desirable. Any equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, will be considered. Please submit a three (3) year driving record along with application/resume. Pre-employment drug screen and satisfactory background check also required.

Submit applications at the nearest S. C. Works Center or the Career Skills Center located at 1085 Thunderbolt Avenue, Walterboro, SC 29488 or email resume to The position will remain open until filled. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Colleton County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RATE OF PAY: $22.57 to $27.05 (DOQ)



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